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December 2002 - Volume 32 - Issue 12
pp: 8-96,32hn1-32hn7,32hn8-32hn8,32cc1-32cc5,32cc6-32c



YOUTHFUL APPEARANCE


MEDICATION ADMINISTRATION


PATIENT I.D.


CHANGING UNITS




VERBAL ORDER


NAME CONFUSION


CELEBREX SAMPLES






HEPSERA


ELITEK


AVAPRO



PATIENT CONFIDENTIALITY


QUESTIONING THE PHYSICIAN


NURSE-ANESTHETISTS


SEXUAL HARASSMENT




CURRENTS



News, updates, research: BIOTERRORISM RESPONSE


RNs prepare to help with mass vaccinations

Nursing2002. 32(12):33, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research: E.D. CARE


Drug errors put children in peril

Nursing2002. 32(12):33, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research: NURSING SHORTAGE


Major study links shortage to death rates

Nursing2002. 32(12):33-34, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research


Ask the expert

Hadaway, Lynn C.

Nursing2002. 32(12):34, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research: INFECTIOUS DISEASE


Breaking news on West Nile virus

Nursing2002. 32(12):34-35, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research: HUMAN IMMUNODEFICIENCY VIRUS


Double jeopardy

Nursing2002. 32(12):35, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research: POSTOP CARE


Vitamins C and E clear the airways

Nursing2002. 32(12):35, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research: NEW CDC GUIDELINES


Handy gels kill microbes better

Nursing2002. 32(12):35, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.

News, updates, research: URINARY INCONTINENCE


Childbirth may not be the culprit

Nursing2002. 32(12):35, December 2002.

RNs prepare for mass vaccinations…new CDC guidelines mandate hand gels…nursing shortage linked to death rates…dressing change protocols for central venous catheters…breaking news on West Nile virus…HIV superinfection documented…drug errors endanger children in the ED…vitamins may ease postop breathing problems…childbirth and urinary incontinence.


What your patient needs to know about Prostate Cancer

HELD-WARMKESSEL, JEANNE

Nursing2002. 32(12):36-43, December 2002.

Whether his cancer is slow-growing or aggressive, your patient looks to you for information and support. Here's what to teach him about his diagnosis and the many treatment options.

Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplant: Easier than getting blood from a bone

MANINGO, JAY

Nursing2002. 32(12):52-55, December 2002.

Similar to bone marrow transplant, this new therapy is a promising option for some patients with cancer. Make sure you understand your responsibilities to both the transplant donor and the recipient by reading this.

Caring for an alcohol-dependent patient

COMPTON, PEGGY

Nursing2002. 32(12):58-64, December 2002.

Every fifth patient admitted to the hospital may abuse alcohol. Learn to screen every hospitalized patient and intervene before alcohol's toxic effects undermine recovery.




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